Origin of outskirt
Examples from the Web for outskirts
The next day, after driving to Putney on the outskirts of London, we start the end of our journey.
Artillery and mortar duels all around the outskirts of Donetsk rumble angrily every day.
By pure chance I had been posted to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe, SHAPE, on the outskirts of Paris.
He blames Ukrainian officials for violating the ceasefire agreement and shelling the outskirts of Donetsk city.
We are sitting in a ragged park behind a McDonalds restaurant on the outskirts of the Ukrainian capital.
They had drifted from the outskirts of the crowded table and found themselves in the thinner crowd of saunterers.Septimus|William J. Locke
Numerous carriages were standing on the outskirts of the crowd.Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII)|Charles Paul de Kock
There were scouts on the outskirts, to whom the priest said, "Has the magistrate arrived?"A Secret Inheritance (Volume 2 of 3)|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
A few of the other boys had stayed out to see the fun, and were lounging around the outskirts of the corral.Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6)|John McElroy
A stand was made on the outskirts of the town, but before night the fighting was taking place in the streets of the town.